Jr, UI/UX Designer

AAreas Interactive - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

The UI/UX Designer works across Web application and Mobile apps (including tablets) on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, web apps) and produces, user centric web/mobile interfaces. The designer is skilled in information design, and is able to balance practical needs with creating meaningful experiences. The UI/UX Designer leads in optimizing product experience in both mobile and web. This position is a combination of creative visual design and information architecture.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

- Design, develop and manage style guidelines between mobile and desktop.

- Collaborate with Product Managers and Engineers to create a clean and elegant UI while maintaining an intuitive and concise UX.

- Design UI mocks, site flows, wireframes and high-fidelity prototypes

- Participate actively in discussions, presentations and decisions about UI/UX.

- Collaborate with the stakeholders, the users, the build team and other development partners to implement state-of-the-art user experiences.

- Act as the impulse by providing clear guidance to the team’s questions during implementation phases.

- Perpetually demonstrate expertise in UI/UX design both in discussion and practice.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology preferred, or related experience

- 2+ years' experience in Web and Mobile Design

- 2+ years' experience in UI/UX information architecture

- A formal qualification in Graphic design

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

- Working knowledge of CSS3 and HTML5 and their cross-browser limitations

- Proven ability to deliver projects on schedule according to established deadlines

- Working knowledge of content management and publishing

- Excellent written and verbal communications skills working with technical and non-technical business users

- The ability to work both independently and in a team environment

- Familiarity with web technologies

- Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user experience

- Expert in mobile and desktop optimized design practices

- Highly proficient with designing & prototyping tools. Photoshop/Adobe Illustrator/Sketch are necessary

- Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of all phases of web product design and development

- Enthusiastic with excellent organizational skills

PLEASE INCLUDE A LINK TO YOUR PORTFOLIO, PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FREELANCE POSITION

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $16.00 to $20.00 /hour

Experience:

  • UI/UX: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)